Industrial Security: Managing Security in the 21st Century


Provides a comprehensive and practical guide to security organization and planning in industrial plants

A primer on industrial security written from a slightly different viewpoint. Industrial Security: Managing Security in the 21st Century focuses on analysis of threats, gives practical examples and guides to security standards and guides, and points the way to improving the overall issue of security. It deals with issues of planning, response, and strategies to implement and improve physical security in manufacturing and chemical facilities, and it can be used as a textbook for teaching the subject of industrial security.

Based upon research and lectures on security topics which were presented in the Middle East to supervisors of an oil company guard force. The book covers planning and the risks of setting up a security operation, as well as how to balance the need for upgrades against potential losses. Other topics such asĀ  fire and hazmat, two issues which are not usually discussed in security books, are covered.

Industrial Security features:
* Basic definitions related to plant security
* Countermeasures and response methods
* Facilities and equipment, and security organization

While other texts cover the mechanics of managing and running a guard force, no other current book deals with the foundation and planning behind security operation. The wide range of topics featured in this book can be applied to a multitude of industrial plants.


Item #: 1118194638